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Genre: Film & Soundtrack: Dark Ambient, Drones, Brooding, Ominous

Found 333 tracks

A seamlessly looping textural soundscape with sci-fi effects. Creates a sense of wonder and mystery. [Tempo: Very slow]

Warm soaring ambient with cosmic sprinkles and metaphysical undertones. [Tempo: Very slow / 132 BPM]

This dark and gloomy horror track starts out with only a few dark piano notes. Other elements such as distant voices, metal scrapes join to create a creepy and eerie horror musical soundscape. [Tempo: Slow]

Distant beat on a big drum. Threatening, dark, dramatic, eerie. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 82 BPM]

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Futuristic, dark and menacing sci-fi or horror underscore. Synth pads, reverberant percussion, few piano notes and ominous chord progressions. [Tempo: Very slow / 106 BPM]

Simple yet effective, eerie piano motif. Few piano notes depicting horror, death, perhaps a gruesome scene, or lurking dangers. [Tempo: Slow]

A low, isolated harp picks heavily at low notes, then aided by a marimba, African percussion and shivering strings which adds to the tracks menace. A dark track that has hints of Michael Giacchino (a la Lost) about it. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Revolving galactic synth cylinders, dark and pervasive. [Tempo: Slow]

Huge spacious sonic landscape, dark and psychological, altered realities and time distortions. [Tempo: Slow]

A mysterious, atmospheric strings and low percussion based track perfect for creating a sinister feel to a brooding scene. The suspense grows gradually, never getting very big but hinting at something horrific about to take place. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Very creepy orchestral soundtrack with epic strings and sinister sound effects. Highly suitable for horror scenes. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 124 BPM]

Dark, Deep and Mysterious cinematic atmosphere. Good for films, TV, videos and documentaries. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

Surreal ambient/new age track, with electronic rhythm parts and dreamy pads. Eerie. Desolate. Isolation. Space. [Tempo: Slow]

Deep, pounding percussion. Nervous strings and dark, twitchy pads. Scary, grotesque, dark ambient music. Good for horror, chase, sci-fi, science fiction, dark crime thriller. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

A short, intense, dark track. Slightly otherworldly, with a single, solemn, female vocal. A track for a gruesome discovery.... [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Dramatic and suspenseful. Huge drums in a slow rhythmic pattern provides a deep atmosphere over witch an eerie choir comes in. Occasional distorted screeches and screams complete the total macabre mood. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 70 BPM]

Haunting film underscore. Howling wind instrument and a low pitched roar, produced with a tribal instrument called "tambor onca". [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Minimalistic horror underscore. Just a deep drone, slightly swirling and textured, with occasional distant big drum hits. Useful as background / nervous tension for dark film & media, horror, scifi and more. [Tempo: Very slow / 99 BPM]

Dark and mysterious soundbed, psychological terror, isolated fear, social drama, malevolent and sinister. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Moving, swarming ambient bed with a foreboding, dark drone and a resonant melody line. Space, sci-fi, mystery... [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

An intensely suspenseful mystery/horror cue underscoring anything from a deceitful murder to a ruthless intruder. Orchestral with eerie piano and creepy ambient fx, in the vein of James Newton Howard's scores for M. Night Shyamalan films (The Village, Signs, The Happening). [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A very slow moving ambient track, like oozing, sticky, floating, slowly sinking into the deep or softly falling snow. Sorrowful, mournful, almost standing still. A sense of time itself slowed down. Inspired by the ambient works of The Dead Texan and others. Acoustic piano, mellotron, slowly swirling synth pad, electric guitar. [Tempo: Slow / 88 BPM]

Horrifying screechy string quartet. Nightmare, terror, very disturbing sound. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Survivors of an epic event come to terms with what their world has now become. Atmospheric drones, and foreboding textures circulate as they uncover the remnants of a shattered past. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Very sparse underscore, almost a void. Scraping pads, unrecognizable, resonant sounds. A place of unease and disease, sneaking, hiding. Great as a sci-fi, thriller or horror backdrop. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A dark, ominous track of ambient synth and string soundscapes, marked by a big, unexpected hit and cacophonous swell at the end. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

These dark horror cues can be classed either as "music cues" or "sound effects", as in reality they function as both. They are all recorded with a large, live symphony orchestra with the same quality as any soundtrack from big budget movies. The effects are easy to loop and edit, and can be tailored to fit any cue, as they can be used from virtually any point. Consider them a construction kit to score horror, mystery and dark drama. Recorded, mastered, and delivered to you in pristine 24-bit audio. Also look for YS Horror Cues 01-20 and YS Horror Cues 21-40. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

A sneaky and sinister underscore track with a heartbeat like rhythm. Twitchy strings, mysterious chord progressions, pensive mood. This track is quite long and it develops over time into a more intense track with more of a clear and present danger, chase or frantic fear. After 3 minutes an electronic drum beat sets in to raise the intensity level by another notch. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

Dark and menacing sound design, psychological terror, unknown forces, malevolence, evil entities, mind control underscore, horrifying and disturbing. [Tempo: Very slow / 96 BPM]

A collection of three different dark ambient soundscapes, using both musical and sound effect elements to create creepy horror scenes. [Tempo: Slow]

Dark ambient, Horror underscore. Eerie / Ethereal / Creepy / Sickly. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

Eerie and mysterious horror / scifi underscore. Various textured sounds, something between sound design and music composition. Slightly disturbing, chaotic, like madness or malevolence. Confusion, disturbance, claustrophobia. [Tempo: Slow / 95 BPM]

A slow, morbid, foreboding version of the classic rhyme 'Twinkle Twinkle...'. The instrumentation is piano and voice sounds to give it an eerie haunting feel. For sinister horror and Halloween scares. [Tempo: Slow]

Dark, foggy pads, slow bassoon and cello. Creeping, slowly moving musical soundscapes. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

An intensely suspenseful mystery cue underscoring anything from a deceitful murder to a mass epidemic, with a riveting climax. Orchestral with piano, in the vein of James Newton Howard's scores for M. Night Shyamalan films (The Village, Signs, The Happening). [Tempo: Medium]

A creepy and eerie mystery/horror cue underscoring anything from a deceitful murder to an evil presence. Orchestral with piano, in the vein of James Newton Howard's scores for M. Night Shyamalan films (The Village, Signs, The Happening). [Tempo: Slow / 85 BPM]

Swirling and twirling, spacious textured soundscape with a pulsating rhythm. Retro sci-fi feel. [Tempo: Slow / 121 BPM]

Spine tingling, eerie, and evocatively sparse. With ambient sound effects and percussion slams, this track ebbs and flows with building suspense, creating the perfect atmosphere for an indie horror feature. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Twisting and churning, dark ambient soundscapes. Reverberant metal hits and clanks, disturbing textures. Good for horror, sci-fi, suspense underscore. [Tempo: Slow / 109 BPM]

Menacing, dark ambient sound collage. Ice cold sound texture suggesting a terrible realization or horrible sight. Suitable for horror, sci-fi, thriller or experimental material. [Tempo: Very slow / 125 BPM]

Electonica type of track that gives you feel of a conveyer or machinery at work, wheels are spinning. Easy loopable, this track is great as a background soundtrack for industrial, real “How things made” TV, perhaps some car commercial and many more. [Tempo: Medium / 110 BPM]

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Dark and disturbing soundscape. Horror, scifi, creepy, sound design. An uneasy drone and distant, reverberant hissing noise develops into a climax at about 35 secs. [Tempo: Slow]

An ominous horror track that features ambient synths and creepy, high-pitched, animal-like noises. A heavy, repetitive drum beat enhances the sense of foreboding midway through the end. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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